Daehee Park and JT Marino founded Tuft & Needle on the idea that it is possible to create high quality products and charge a fair price to customers. Launched in 2012 by two software engineers, Tuft & Needle was the first vertically integrated ecommerce mattress company to focus on selling one perfect product: an unbeatable mattress at an unbeatable price.
With a background in ecommerce and marketing, prior to Tuft & Needle Daehee Park served as a consultant at Acxiom Corporation. Daehee received his bachelor’s degree in Security & Risk Analysis at Penn State University.
John-Thomas (“JT”) Marino leads product and software development. With a passion for thoughtfully designed customer experiences, John-Thomas started his career at Hashrocket helping startups build just that. With roots in Northeastern Pennsylvania, John-Thomas studied Computer Science at Penn State University.